Saxon – Viral Content Blog & Magazine WordPress Theme
Saxon is a clean, elegant and responsive WordPress theme that is ready and waiting to be transformed into your own personal blog or dynamic magazine site.
Build any blogging website with easy with real-time WordPress Customizer preview and 27 reusable homepage blocks with drag and drop, manage your posts layouts and styles to create unique look & feel, use 11 available Blog listing layouts to showcase your posts in different ways, customize your theme using multiple Theme Settings with real time preview in WordPress customizer, navigate within blog posts without page re-loading with Ajax Load More feature, import any demo website with 1 click… The list of Saxon amazing brand new features is just go on!
Saxon WordPress Theme Overview
Welcome to a new era of WordPress Blogging and Content Marketing focused on content, powered by Gutenberg (WordPress visual posts editor, becoming default editor in WordPress 5.0) and our new unique Homepage Blocks Builder.
Saxon WordPress theme allow you to build any content focused website from simple to very complex (personal blog, magazine, files catalog, media catalog, news website or any other) with just few clicks. No coding required! We made our theme extremely newbie friendly so even your grandpa can use it!
This sleek and contemporary blog and magazine WordPress theme is packed with all the features you need, while giving you the freedom to create a site that’s bursting with its own, unique character. Fully customizable, responsive and optimized for performance, Saxon makes it easier than ever to present and curate your personal or magazine content for an unbeatable user experience.We have dedicated support team to provide email to email support for Saxon customers.
Fully Customizable – Get Creative
You can get started in a single click by importing all the demo data and
pages, and then inject your own style and let your personality shine
through. With Gutenberg (the brilliant new content editor for WordPress
5.0) and our own, unique drag and drop homepage builder, you have complete
control over how your pages look and how your content is presented.
Play around with 27 homepage blocks, in any style, position or combination, to get the look that works for you, including posts, content blocks, sliders, categories, and more! You can use each block multiple times in different positions, and even assign posts to groups to be displayed in a particular block on your homepage. With live preview you can check your changes as you go along, for the perfect finish.
Even beginners will find this theme easy to use, navigate and customize. You don’t need any CSS/HTML knowledge to get the most out of Saxon and create a personal blog or magazine WordPress site that stands out from the crowd.
Unlimited Blog Styles – Find Your Look
Saxon offers 11 clean, modern and dynamic blog layouts, including grid, list, overlay and masonry, but there’s no limit to the number of layout combinations and styles you can achieve. This complete and versatile theme supports multiple different post formats, so that you can keep your content fresh, relevant and engaging, including gallery, video, audio, quote, link and status. You can also use the Recommended and Related Posts features to showcase your best content.
Ultimate Performance – Faster, Smarter, Smoother
This ultimate personal blog and magazine theme is all about performance
and user experience. The clean CSS/HTML/PHP code guarantees a fast and
seamless browsing experience, and the Ajax LOAD MORE feature for homepage
blocks and blog listings means users can discover more of your great
content without refreshing the page.
This blog and magazine WordPress theme is optimized for SEO and page speed, helping you attract more users and engage them with more content. Not only that but, with Saxon, your layouts and images are fully responsive and retina ready, for a superior performance on all devices and screen sizes.
Social Sharing – Build a Following
No contemporary personal blog or magazine theme would be complete without Social Share and Social Follow integration. Saxon also includes Instagram feed integration, as well as MailChimp newsletter subscription and Contact Form support. With a professional, immersive and engaging site, packed with share-worthy content, Saxon makes it easy for you to grow your following and boost your profile.
We’re Here to Help!
Your download includes a video installation guide and step-by-step documentation to help you take advantage of all the outstanding features that Saxon has to offer. However, if you experience any problems with this theme, we are on hand to provide dedicated support as you bring your blog or magazine site to life. We’re always working to make our themes even more powerful and feature-packed, so when we add something new you’ll be the first to know, with free updates for life!
Saxon – Create & Curate.
Theme compatible with WordPress 6.x, WooCommerce and WPML.
Theme features list
Saxon theme is a extremely fast (up to 100/100 Google Page Speed Score - RUN TEST), aesthetic, clean, modern and very flexible WordPress Blogging Theme designed especially for bloggers.
- 1 minute Easy Installation and Configuration (Video installation guide and Step by step Documentation guide included)
Unique Homepage Drag&Drop Blocks Builder with Live
Preview in WordPress Customizer
- 27 Homepage Blocks with different options and styles (Posts blocks, Sliders, Content blocks, Instagram, Subscribe, Categories and more).
- Use the same blocks many times on homepage with different settings and on any position
- Assign your posts to different groups and show them in different theme blocks on homepage!
- Ajax “Load more” feature for Homepage Blocks
- Ajax “Load more” feature for Blog listing
- Theme Options with Live Preview in WordPress Customizer
- Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0 support
- Enhanced Gutenberg blocks and styles
- Static homepage with theme blocks and Blog homepage support
- Post Views feature
- Post Likes feature
- 11 Blog listing layouts
- Google AMP support for homepage, categories, posts and pages
- No CSS/HTML knowledge required!
- Advanced Mega Menu
- Assign color and images to your posts categories
- 1 Click Demo Data Import with all demo data and demo pages from preview site
- 10 Theme Enhanced WordPress plugins provided with theme for FREE
- 3 menu positions with different styles (Top/Header/Footer) with option to turn off any menu
- Dark and Light Top menu styles
- 10 Predefined color skins – create unlimited yourself
- Unlimited Blog Styles variations and layout combinations
- Worth Reading post block on single post page (assign special posts to your post)
- Reading progress bar on single post page
- Related posts feature
- 5 Widgets Sidebars areas (Left/Right/Footer Light/Footer Dark/WooCommerce)
- Sticky sidebar feature for all vertical sidebars
- 6 Custom Theme widgets (social share, list posts, recent comments, posts slider, content, categories widgets)
- Dedicated sidebars management for every page and post (Left/Right/Fullwidth)
- Different Header styles combinations
- Sticky header feature
- Fixed social share buttons block on single post page
- Transparent header feature
- Different Footer styles and layouts combinations
- Footer Shortcode block
- Featured posts header slider
- Top line feature
- Footer HTML block with background image and any content
- Smooth images animations
- Scroll animations for post listing
- Post/Page Image Header feature (add custom header image for every post)
- Transparent Post/Page Image Header feature
- Small page/post width feature
- Disable featured image on single blog post (separately or for all posts)
- Custom Sliders support (Slider Revolution, Master Slider and others)
- Advanced Posts Pagination links
- Built-in Advertising (Banners) management system
- JetPack Tiled Galleries support
- Set your image for Body Background feature
- Set your image for Header Background feature
- Instagram Feed Integration (widgets, galleries)
- MailChimp Newsletter subscribe integration
- Contact Forms support
- Lightbox and Lightbox Gallery integration for any images in your posts
- Social Share and Social Follow integration
- Post Formats support (Gallery, Video, Audio, Quote, Link, Status)
- SEO & PageSpeed Optimized
- Integrated Google Web Fonts (650+)
- Multiple authors support
- WooCommerce support (Shop features)
- Free Updates and dedicated support in Ticket System
- Responsive layouts built on Bootstrap 3
- Retina images support
- Responsive images support
- Clean optimized CSS/HTML/PHP code
- Modern technologies (CSS3, HTML5 and more)
- Multi Language (WPML) support
- Cross-Browser Compatible (Chrome / Firefox / IE / Edge / Safari / Opera)
- Well documented, full installation and configuration guide included!
- and much more..!
To upgrade your theme to newer version just add new and replace changed files (see changelog in Documentation/release-history.html inside FULL theme ZIP archive).
Version 1.9 (30.10.2021)
Added - PHP8 support Added - Plugins updated to latest versions Added - WooCommerce 7.x support
Version 1.8.2 (13.02.2022)
Added - Plugins updated to latest versions
Version 1.8.1 (18.08.2021)
Added - Plugins updated to latest versions Fixed - Latest Gutenberg and WordPress compatibility issues
Version 1.8 (12.08.2020)
Added - WordPress 5.5 support (broken customizer issue)
Version 1.7.5 (29.07.2020)
Added - Plugins updated to latest version Added - Latest WordPress, WooCommerce versions support
Version 1.7.4 (08.01.2020)
Added - New Saxon Theme Addons plugin version Added - Performance optimizations
Version 1.7.3 (02.12.2019)
Added - New official AMP plugin for WordPress (replaced old AMP plugin) Added - Bundled plugins updated to latest version Fixed - PHP errors on some servers after theme activation Fixed - Search behavior in fixed header
Version 1.7.1 (21.06.2019)
Added - Theme Options framework plugin updated to a new version Added - New Google Fonts Fixed - Load more posts duplicates issue in Blog Listing homepage block in WordPress 5.2.2 Fixed - Translation issues
Version 1.7 (28.05.2019)
Added - Posts Review feature - add reviews with criterias to your posts Added - New Showcase #5 Homepage Block Added - New Theme Demo 18 for import - "Review" Added - New Documentation sections - "Posts management > Post Review feature", "Showcase #5 Homepage Block" Fixed - AMP validation issues with Google Fonts Fixed - Styles fixes
Version 1.6.2 (24.04.2019)
Added - WooCommerce 3.6.1 support (single product page display fix)
Version 1.6.1 (22.04.2019)
Added - Sticky Sidebar feature (new theme option in Theme settings > Sidebar).
Version 1.6 (11.04.2019)
Added - Theme Options framework moved to plugin Fixed - Styles fixes
Version 1.5.3 (19.02.2019)
Added - Scripts improvements Fixed - Saxon Theme Addons plugin version
Version 1.5.2 (18.02.2019)
Added - Code optimizations
Version 1.5.1 (31.01.2019)
Fixed - Instagram EMBED shortcode block display Fixed - Disqus comments counter styling issue Fixed - Theme styles improvements
Version 1.5 (28.01.2019)
Added - New Theme Demo 17 for import - "Tech (Dark theme)" Added - New Posts Grid #8 Homepage Block Added - New theme option "Dark theme" - allow you to use dark backgrounds and dark colors everywhere Added - New predefined color skin "Dark" to use together with "Dark theme" option if you don't want to specify colors manually Added - Theme options improvements Added - Documentation updated with new sections: "Using dark theme", "Posts Grid #8 Homepage Block" Fixed - Theme styles improvements
Version 1.4 (18.01.2019)
Added - New Theme Demo 16 for import - "Newspaper" Added - New Posts Showcase #4 Homepage Block Added - New Posts Masonry #3 Homepage Block Added - New Posts Grid #7 Homepage Block Added - Improved theme Accessibility in forms fields, buttons without labels, elements roles Added - Documentation updated Fixed - Responsive styles improvements
Version 1.3.5 (16.01.2019)
Added - IFRAME support in Homepage HTML Block Added - New option "Hide post dates" (hide dates everywhere) in Theme Settings > Blog: Listing Added - Documentation updated
Version 1.3.4 (15.01.2019)
Fixed - Gutenberg Twitter block display in mobile responsive Fixed - AMP validation errors
Version 1.3.3 (11.01.2019)
Added - New Theme Demo 15 for import - "Money" Added - Backend styles improvements Added - Theme license usage clarification on theme activation page
Version 1.3.2 (10.01.2019)
Added - New Theme Demo 14 for import - "Business" Added - New Posts Line #2 Homepage Block (Mini Slider) Added - New Post Highlight Homepage Block Added - Exclude categories option in Saxon Categories widget Added - Documentation updated Fixed - Popular/Most liked posts display in widgets and blocks Fixed - Using Offset option in Homepage Blocks now automatically disable "Load more" button (this features does not available together in WordPress Core) Fixed - Showcase #1 block layout display issues with < 5 posts Fixed - Layout fix for Grid blog layout with disabled sidebar
Version 1.3.1 (21.12.2018)
Added - New Theme Demo 13 for import - "Fashion" Fixed - Gutenberg plugin will be automatically deactivated if you have it installed on WordPress 5.x, because it's already built in to WordPress and will give conflicts if you use it together. You can remove Gutenberg plugin from Plugins because it's no longer needed. Fixed - Likes feature behavior in Posts Grid #1 Homepage Block posts loaded with Load More button Fixed - Body text color now affect text color in all posts blocks Fixed - MegaMenu sidebar widget display styles
Version 1.3 (20.12.2018)
Added - New Posts Carousel Homepage Block Added - New Showcase #3 Homepage Block Added - Post Likes feature (enable in Theme Settings > Blog: Listing and Theme Settings > Blog: Single page) Added - Most Liked posts option for all Homepage Blocks Added - Most Liked posts option for Saxon List Posts widget Added - Gutenberg plugin recommendation removed for WordPress 5.0 and later (it's already have it built-in) Added - New theme documentation sections for new homepage blocks Added - New theme documentation part "Post Views and Likes" in Posts management section Fixed - AMP display issue for center aligned image added via Gutenberg Fixed - Worth reading post title display from incorrect post Fixed - Possible error on single post page if worth reading posts was not specified Fixed - Minor styling fixes
Version 1.2.7 (17.12.2018)
Added - New Theme Demo 12 for import - "Travel" Added - New color option: Post reading progress bar color Added - Post social share via Telegram Added - PHP 7.3 support Added - Documentation part how to add Google Adsense, JS and PHP ads to theme Added - Documentation section "Performance and speed" - How to get 100/100 Google Page Speed or A score with theme
Version 1.2.6 (12.12.2018)
Added - New Posts Grid #6 Homepage Block (Fullwidth) Added - New Showcase #2 Homepage Block Added - Random posts order in Homepage Posts Blocks settings Added - Posts offset option in Homepage Posts Blocks settings (you may need to re-add your blocks to use this new option) Added - New banner inside header position (instead of main menu) Added - Post social share via WhatsApp Added - New theme documentation sections for new homepage blocks Fixed - Theme banner locations margins and paddings
Version 1.2.5 (11.12.2018)
Added - AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) feature support Added - AMP Configuration part in theme documentation
Version 1.2 (08.12.2018)
Added - Automatic theme updates support (via Envato Market plugin) Added - New theme option - Exclude categories from blog listing homepage block (in Theme Settings > Blog: Listing) Added - New theme option - Fullscreen search (turn on in Theme Settings > Header > Search field)
Version 1.1.5 (06.12.2018)
Added - New Theme Demo 11 for import - "Christmas" Fixed - Thumbnails display in Standard blog layout
Version 1.1 (04.12.2018)
Theme compatible with WordPress 6.x, WooCommerce and WPML. And we make sure it will work with any future WordPress releases.
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